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Cablegate: Updated List of Gdrc Leaders

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020926Z Mar 05

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 KINSHASA 000354

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958; NA
TAGS: PGOV PINR CG
SUBJECT: Updated List of GDRC Leaders


1. SUMMARY. On February 17, DRC President Joseph Kabila
completed a cabinet reshuffle that began January 3. An
updated list of all GDRC vice presidents, ministers and
vice ministers follows. END SUMMARY.

Vice Presidents
---------------

- Mr. Jean-Pierre BEMBA (MLC)
- Mr. Abdoulaye YERODIA NDOMBASI (PPRD)
- Mr. Arthur Z'AHIDI NGOMA (Political Opposition)
- Mr. Azarias RUBERWA (RCD-Goma)

Ministers
---------

- Interior and Decentralization: Mr. Theophile MBEMBA
FUNDU (PPRD)
- Foreign Affairs and Cooperation: Mr. Raymond
RAMAZANI BAYA (MLC)
- Regional Cooperation: Mr. Mbusa NYAMWISI (RCD-K/ML)
- Defense and Demobilization: Mr. Adolphe ONUSUMBA
(RCD-Goma)
- Women and Family: Ms. Faida MWANGILA (RCD-Goma)
- Justice: Mr. Honorius KISIMBA NGOY (Political Opposition)
- Human Rights: Ms. Marie Madeleine KALALA (Civil Society)
- Information: Mr. Henri MOVA SAKANYI (PPRD)
- Planning: Mr. Alexis THAMBWE MWAMBA (MLC)
- Budget: Mr. Francois MUAMBA TSHISHIMBI (MLC)
- Finance: Mr. Andre-Philippe FUTA (PPRD)
- Economy: Mr. Floribert BOKANGA (RCD-Goma)
- Industry and Small & Medium Enterprises: Mr. Jean
MBUYU LUNYONGOLA (PPRD)
- Mines: Mr. Ingele IFOTO (Political Opposition)
- Energy: Mr. Pierre MUZIUMBA (PPRD)
- Foreign Trade: Mr. Chantal NGALULA (RCD-N)
- Portfolio: Mr. Celestin VUNABANDI (RCD-Goma)
- Civil Service: Mr. Athanase MATENDA (Civil Society)
- Agriculture: Mr. Paul MUSAFIRI (MLC)
- Rural Development: Mr. Pardonne KALIBA (Mai-Mai)
- Post and Telecommunications: Ms. Gertrude KITEMBO
(RCD-Goma)
- Scientific Research: Mr. Gerard KAMANDA WA KAMANDA
(Political Opposition)
- Public Works and Infrastructure: Mr. Jose MAKILA
(MLC)
- Transportation: Mr. Evariste MWAKASA (Political
Opposition)
- Environment: Mr. Anselme ENERUNGA (Mai-Mai)
- Tourism: Mr. Jose ENGBANDA (RCD-N)
- Rural Affairs: Mr. Venant TSHIPASA (Political
Opposition)
- Health: Mr. Emile BONGELI (PPRD)
- Higher Education: Mr. Jean-Pierre LOLA KISANGA (RCD-
Goma)
- Primary and Secondary Education: Mr. Constant NDOM
NDA OMBEL (MLC)
- Labor and Welfare: Mr. Boniface BALAMAGE NKOLO (RCD-
Goma)
- Social Affairs: Mr. Laurent OTETE (Political
Opposition)
- Youth and Sports: Mr. Roger NIMY (MLC)
- Social and Humanitarian Affairs: Ms. Catherine NZUZI
(Political Opposition)
- Culture and Arts: Mr. Christophe MUZUNGU (PPRD)

Vice Ministers
--------------

- Foreign Affairs: Mr. Robert MBWINGA MBILA (PPRD)
- Interior: Mr. Patrick MAYOMBE (MLC)
- Military Integration: Mr. Gilbert NGBANDA (PPRD)
- International Cooperation: Mr. Christian KABINGA
(RCD-Goma)
- Defense: General Mohamed BULE (MLC)
- Ex-Combatants and Demobilization: Mr. Sylvain DELMA
MBO (Civil Society)
- Security and Public Order: Mr. Tharcisse HABARUGIRA
(RCD-Goma)
- Justice: Mr. Budu BUDEMA (RDC-K/ML)
- Information: Mr. Simon TSHITENGE (RCD-N)
- Planning: Mr. Raymond TSHIBANDA (Political
Opposition)
- Finance: Mr. Samuel SIMENE (MLC)
- Budget: Mr. Tresor KAPUKU (RCD-Goma)
- Portfolio: Mr. Tshimanga BWANA (MLC)
- Mines: Mr. Louis-Leonce CIRIMWAMI MUDERHWA (PPRD)
- Energy: Mr. Nicolas BADINGATA (Political Opposition)
- Foreign Trade: Ms. Gertrude EKOMBE EKOFO (Civil
Society)
- Agriculture: Mr. Oscar SAKULU BIDIFKA (Civil Society)
- Public Works and Infrastructure: Mr. Baudouin BANZA
MUKALAYI (RCD-Goma)
- Transportation: Mr. Elias MULUNGULA (Mai-Mai)
- Health: Mr. Aziz KUMBI (Political Opposition)
- Higher Education: Mr. Jerome KAMATHE LUKUNDU (RCD-
Goma)
- Social Affairs: Mr. Alphonse MAKABA (PPRD)
- Labor and Social Security: Ms. Jeanne UMBA DITENGWA
(PPRD)
- Civil Service: Mr. Desire KASHEMWA (Political
Opposition)
- Primary and Secondary Education: Ms. Masika YALALA
(PPRD)
2. Bujumbura minimized considered.
Meece

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